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Jonathan R. Eller and William F. Touponce, Ray Bradbury: The Life of Fiction

Ray Bradbury has always presented a problem for the science-fiction establishment: from Judy Del Ray’s comment defining the field by invoking Asimov, Heinlein, and Clarke, and noting “one could almost add Bradbury,” to his being solemnly consigned to the nether … Continue reading

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Various Authors on Where Writing and Gaming Meet

My recent nonfiction reading has tended to be driven by the fact that as a writer and gamer, I’m always looking for new tools to put into my virtual toolbox. Here’s three recent reads aimed in that direction. Beating the … Continue reading

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Jerry Hewitt and Daryl F. Mallett’s The Work of Jack Vance: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide

Jack Vance is one of those authors who — well, simply put, if you haven’t read anything by Jack Vance, you really can’t claim to have read science fiction. His work has been what we are pleased to call “seminal,” … Continue reading

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Jack Vance’s This Is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is I)

Jack Vance has been one of the most continuously productive and popular and arguably one of the most influential writers of science-fiction. He’s also a mystery writer of note. (His is a name that I see popping up again and … Continue reading

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